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a 500 pound settlement with u.s. and uk regulators later this week. rbs will cover the bonus pools after a warning from the government that taxpayers should not foot the bill. rbs is planning to float the 316 branches of santander it has so far failed to sell. according to the papers, an ipo would allow the bank to dispose of that unit cleanly. lots going on. we're pleased to be joined by michael brown. welcome. >> happy monday morning. >> i know you want to talk about the super bowl. >> well, that would be nice given i was up watching it. >> i'm impressed. i should have been up staying up all night. my sister lives in baltimore. >> there are plenty of bank stories to get to in the meantime. >> absolutely. >> we're going to hear from george osborne in just a couple on hours' time. what does this mean? >> the idea is, of course, that we should have capital in both parts. but the problem is, there isn't enough capital to go around and, therefore, you don't want to spook the financial markets by saying, by the way, yes, you do need to have this. how do we get to where we want to be, i.e. en
-off. u.s. markets fell yesterday following the release of the fed minutes. it was the worst day of the year for the s&p and nasdaq. as you can see, shedding 108 points there, a rare triple digit decline this year. energy and material stocks were the worst hit. all ten s&p sectors did hit the day lower. volatility on the rise. the vix rose nearly 20% on this session. the sell-off has continued overnight. the shanghai composite, the australian markets taking it on the chin. will i sixuan joins us from singapore. >> thank you, kelly. fears of an early access by the fed rocks sentiment here in asia today. the nikkei pulls back 1.4% from its 52-month high. investors remain cautious ahead of the decision on the next boj chief. construction equipmentmakers were down after caterpillar reported slowing sales for the quarter ending january. but batterymaker gsyuasa reported a fix over long-term battery problems. the shanghai composite tumbled to 3% today. commodity place were under a lot of pressure today after the u.s. fomc minutes raised the possibility of a qe asset. development and ce
have from them, that video. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy of peru has told them the pair may have then boarded a boat. >> the embase embassy believes they got on the boat for an a . amazon cruise. >> reporter: the family has set up a war room where they're mapping out all they know. >> probably the biggest thing we have access to garrett's bank records and starting january 25th all of his banking ceased. no more withdrawals. there's nothing. there is absolutely no activity. >> reporter: what has the family especially worried, warnings that kidnappers may be targeting american tourists in the peru region. friends and family are pleading for help. >> i want my son to know that i love him, that we all love him. we want them to come home safe and sound. >> when your child is missing it's really, really tough. and we need your help. >> reporter: the family tells me they're getting daily updates from the embassy in peru. they are certainly hoping that those images will lead to the couple. meanwhile, the folks here at the peddler bike shop are asking for the safe return of jamie neal an
's ceremony unveiling a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks in the u.s. capitol. >> she lived a life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a hist
. 360,000 for the week. we're just kicking off right now. the u.s. government issues a new warning for anyone who tries to hack our computer system. this is a big deal. we'll talk about that in a moment. martha: you've heard about this looming automatic spending cuts coming down the pipeline. one week from today they're supposed to kick in. how tough is it really to cut 2 1/2% of the budget? could you pull that off? could you cut 2 1/2% from the hemmer budget? bill: i could, yeah, this afternoon. president obama is talking about his round of golf with tiger wood for the first time now. this is from 2009, this picture. of a the white house took heat for shutting out the white house press corps. did you hear tiger. >> he hit the ball well and got amazing touch. he can certainly chip-and-putt. if he ever spent, after these four years, if he spend more time playing the game of golf, i'm sure he can get to where he's a pretty good stick. new honey bunches of oats greek yogurt and whole grain. here we go. honey cornflakes and chunks of greek yogurt. i'm tasting both the yogurt and the ho
in the next few hours. >>> on the hot seat, the latest grilling over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the response from the secretary of defense when he was accused of being unprepared. >> and things get heated during the head of the next head of the cia. the reason protesters disrupted it multiple times. >>> the green light capital filed a lawsuit against apple. green light owned apple stock since 2010 and wants the company to share more capital. they have been trying to get them to create a new class of preferred stock. apple began baying a divend last year. >>> the committee put another top government official on the hot seat over the deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> what is clear the united states is unprepared for what occurred in benghazi. >> i believe the department of defense and the armed forces did all we could do in the response to the attacks. >> u.s. defense secretary leon panetta insisted the government employed every asset to respond to the september 11 attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. cocoa krispies and three other -- cocoa krispies and -- chris
. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a history of discrimination-- mainly in the deep south-- to get federal approval, or pre- clearance, before changing voting procedures or districts. lewis argued the provision-- known as "section five"-- must be preserved. >> there are still forces in this country that want to take us back to another period, but we're not going back. we've come too far. we've made too much progress to go back. the literacy test may be gone; but people are using other means, other tactics and techniques. so we still need section 5 and that's why we are here today standing up for the voting rights of all americans. ( applause ) >> brown: in 1965
on the stocks coming up. >>> cyber attacks by the chinese military. what they are after here in the u.s.? >>> a possible motive for the school shooting in newtown, connecticut, the shooting rampage, the gunman was trying to top. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. i'm just warm weather and beaches. but i'm so much more. i'm movie sets and studio tours. i'm family, museums, and world-class art. and that's the point. you'll see things here that you never expected. ♪ only be warned: there's so much to take in... it could leave your head spinning. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com >>> we're getting some rain picking through. it's picking up. things are beginning to move in. this will give us very low snow levels. possibility of thunderstorms later today. >>> 7:14. new this mornings, al-jazeera is announcing a major -- morning, al-jazeera is announcing a major expansion to become a full-fledged cable u.s. network. we're learning that san francisco will be one of eight cities across the country where al-jazeera america will have bureaus.
worried after post stop on january 25th. the u.s. state department and the u.s. embassy in lima are searching for the couple. >> the garage of santa rosa home caught on fire in an explosion yesterday afternoon, caused by hot ashes and a garbage can. it happen at 2817, to avemonte vere way around 2:00 p.m.. firefighters found two car attached brought fully engulfed in flames being fed by melted pg&e gas meter. crews were able to shut off the gas line had the plans of the control within half hour. no one was hurt in the fire. crusade damage to homes around $45,000. >> the average u.s. price of a gallon of gasoline is jammed with a sense of the past two weeks. the national average is sitting at three of seven 7¢ for regular tag of as. the state averages $4.23. in san francisco $4.24. in oakland $4.16. in san jose $4.17. >> in the coming years, solo motorists will be able to drive a car pool lanes at a price. by the end of 2015, solo drivers will be able to buy their way into an item out of express lanes of some of the most clogged bay area freeways. >> these include interstate 80,
the fire on the carnival cruise ship triumph. yesterday, the u.s. coast guard said the fire started in front of a generator in the main engine crime. that fire left the cruise liner without power for five days with 4200 people on board. investigators say it could take up to a year to determine what exactly caused the fire. despite that initial report from the coast guard, congress says it still wants answers into the cruise ship disaster. hours after the triumph was towed to alabama, senator jay rockefeller september a letter to the -- sent a letter to the coast guard, demanding a review of the incident and similar incidents in the last six years. the senator says there might be a larger safety issue that needs to be reviewed involving large passenger vehicles. >>> and when congress returns next week, they will only have four days for the sequester. coming up, the automatic budget cuts here for california. >>> why facebook's tax bill is zero. in fact, the social media giant will get a huge refund. >>> and what russian scientists are finding after friday's meteor explosion and the ne
to the injustice of doma. this brings great hope the u.s. supreme court will hear the california proposition perry case and various doma cases later this year. however, as a legislative body here in san francisco, i don't believe we can or should standstill and wait to see what the u.s. supreme court does while this discrimination continues. i look forward to working with everyone to get this passed. i am proud that this legislation is supporting and cosponsored by supervisors wiener, campos and chu, as well as the lgbt democrat democratic club and lgbt. we have prided ourselves of being ahead of curve and the props of a better tomorrow. as a city we should not stand idle as contributing members of society -- with hope and uncertainty certainty that the u.s. supreme court will find doma cases unreasonable. colleagues i hope i can for your support. we have a number of speakers to speak. >> good morning, controller's office. this legislation if passed by the board of supervisors and signed by the mayor would take effect next fiscal year and the department or the city's payroll division would adm
, thank you. and he'll be taking an inside look at the battle for damascus and what it means for u.s. national security tonight on "world news" and "nightline." >>> meanwhile, back here at home, new details about a potential motive in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. gunman adam lanza may have, in fact, been competing with another serial killer. "the hartford courant" newspaper reports authorities found news articleses in lan za's bedroom, about the killing spree in norway, carried out by anders brevik, who bombed buildings at a youth camp, killing 77 people. the investigation is still ongoing. any theory now is purely speculative. >>> and new information on what left the carnival cruise ship stranded in the gulf of mexico last week. forcing 4200 passengers and crew to live on the boot for nearly a week without power and plumbing. the coast guard now blames a leak in a pipeline that connects a fuel tank to one of the ship's engines. investigators say oil dripped on a hot surface and caught fire. >>> in business news. a potential megamerger. office max and office depot, are
as a very negative and unfortunate -- they lend an unfortunate view of the u. s. power and how the united states project its power abroad. every time there is a drone strike, you see it on 40 channels at least in pakistan. we have a very robust and raucous free media. you see them on all these channels with the us flag on its livery. and if that in and of itself makes life very difficult for us as we build consensus, public consensus. people are saying, this is the united states war, not hours. however, we have addressed that. it is operationally counterproductive because it creates more potential terrorists on the ground and militants on the ground instead of taking them out. if it is taking at a high value or medium value target, then it is also creating probably an entire community of future recruits to a cause that we are seeking to drain sympathy for in all these areas. we need to drain the swamp. instead it is radicalizing people who were standing up against militants and terrorists, using our religion, for instance, as a mobilizing force. i think that drones as an instrument may ha
the money as taxable u.s. income. >> a lot of the money is not. it's a lot of times the company chooses u.s. investments and things like that. >> those are just some of the ways companies defer payments indefinitely. five company as kted for more than two thirds of the $225 billion in accumulated foreign earnings last year. top u.s. tax rate is 35% but a review of the last three years of financial records found that some silicon valley companies are paying lower global tax rates. apple reported $40.4 million -- billion in holdings overseas. ebay, $10 billion overseas, google, $24.8 billion reported. yahoo had $3.2 billion overseas. and cisco which reported $41.3 billion overseas had anmk;va effective tax rate of 14%. those that did said they're following the law. economists estimate the federal government loses $90 billion a year enough to fund california public schools and universities more than two years. or cover 206 days of military operations in afghanistan and iraq. this isn't the first time multi national companies have been the target of criticism for sheltering money oversea autos
a u.s. weapon caused the fireball. the resulting sonic boom caused $33 million in damage an injured 3300 people. >>> britton's environment says it depends too much on paperwork and officials were warned in 2011 that horse meet was ill liely entering the human chain. it is found in hamburgers and also school meals. they are bracing for automatic spending cuts. kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, workers could lose their job, kyla in. >> reporter: there are 170,000 workers in california and we have been hearing about those automatic government spending cuts and they put it on hold until march 1st and congress is on break all of this week and when they get back, it leaves four days to come up with a plan to keep them from going into effect. more than 2 million workers are waiting to see if they could lose their jobs. >> the republican house has already voted twice to replace the president's second quester with spending cuts, they saw them on real priorities. >> they are working to include both increased tax revenue and spending cuts, if this all goes into effect, i
and u.s. are looking at that now and they could take action to cut them back but short of that google is untouchable at the moment pretty much. >> reporter: now, despite again the $800 a share close, they are third in value, number two exxonmobil and number one apple. google reportedly considering taking a playbook from apple, a page from the playbook, by opening retail stores to sell going the branded hardware. those reports give no time frame for when google may enter the market. >> they keep reinventing themselves and expanding the brand. >> reporter: that's what makes them successful. no question about it. >> thank you, mark. >>> the chp ready to pull out extra patrols from oakland unless the city can come up with the cash to pay for them. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo on what it would cost and where the money would come from. >> reporter: since patrolling the streets of oakland, the police department says in some cases violent crime is down and they don't want to mess with the momentum. >>> reporter: november 1st, the chp joined additional lo
in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> 6:10 on friday. the winds are nonexistent compared to yesterday. we will talk temperatures. we are running around 34 in napa and 38 in concord and san jose, and 36 in los gatos and half moon bay, and 39 in hayward, and san carlos and everyone else low-to-mid 40's. throughout the afternoon hours, how about upper 50's at the coast, maybe a few mid-50's like half moon bay and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. headed into tomorrow we will have temperatures on the decline and i will show you that in a second and a chance for sprinkles. sue? >> back to san jose update on the accident, the capital expressway involving a bus car ran a red light, hit the bus, more damage to the car than the bus but one person is injured and taken to the hospital but the intersectio
with oprah. he was cleared of charges by the u.s. attorney in southern california last year. but the abc news story said no one is speaking for the justice department. >> four villages in the solomon islands were hit by a 5' tsunami and five people have been reported killed and 70 to 80 homes damaged. police say they expect the death toll to rise. officials say a pair of giant waves hit the western side of santa cruz island following 8.30 earthquake that struck underwater near the solomon islands. the warning was canceled for more distant coasts. >> now, the largest gathering of people in history is getting underway in india. tomorrow, a bay area man will join tens of millions of hindus for the experience of a lifetime . >> this man is a devout hindu and is flying to indian on thursday, for a religious festival that happens once every 12 years. this year, more than 100 million will descend on the area. they will take a dip in the ganges river. >> he is packing light. >> it it is worth any pain for the pilgrimage. >> it has grown dramatically since 2001, the last pilgrimage. >> 110 million to
detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪♪ a >> live doppler 7 hd shows healthy radar return near santa rosa and college avenue the corner right there, may have light-to-moderate burst of rain. the rain is tapering back to slight amounts if you go by the dark green on the radar. sprinkles are possible to petaluma and better chance of wet weather from dry creek road and sweetwater with the system to the north, sliding cross the bay area bringing us a chance of rain in the north bay this morning, the rest of us from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. sue? >> back to walnut creek, a good commute but we are seeing a few brake lights around 24 junction at north main and no problems here just a little bit of slow traffic and a lot of folks headed ou
introduced a bill for the state to pay $100 for each sea otter lawfully killed under the u.s. marine mammal protection act. stedman says he doesn't want otters eradicated but says something needs to be done to slow down their population growth. >>> yosemite may be forced to delay access roads for up to a month if government does not take effect on the moratorium. >> the tourism industry will be affected but so too will be countless suppliers of materials, food, services, contractors. >> reporter: some experts say if congress and the president fail to reach a deal at least 12 national parks could be closed. >>> an earthquake just a few minutes ago shook the south bay. the preliminary reports say that the quake was centered 5.9 miles southeast of sanguine. so far no reports of any damage or injuries. >>> a winter storm in the great plains is now being blamed for the deaths of two teenagers. a 19-year-old woman was killed in an accident in nebraska and a separate accident killed an 18-year-old. parts of the state have received 14-inches of snow and counting. missouri's kansas city internationa
. they could then apply for a work visa within eight years if they learn english, u.s. history and pay back taxes. the work visa would clear the way for citizenship. the newspaper did not receive the entire plan which also includes new security rules and guidelines on hiring for businesses. >>> it's being called a cosmic coincidence. a meteor impact in russia followed by a near miss by an asteroid and an unusual flash of light, a fireball seen over the bay area last night. some bay area scientists are hoping the events will bring more attention to their cause, a cause they believe we should all care about. bob redell picks up the story from mountain view. hello, bob. >> reporter: good evening, diane and terry. the group of scientists and former astronauts working out of this office building in mountain view don't want us to be blindsided by a big meteor like we were yesterday when a ten-ton rock from outer space entered the earth's atmosphere over siberia and blowing out windows and hurting more than 1,000 people, that's why the b-612 foundation on the peninsula is trying to give us an extr
. there are chain controls in the sierra area. on i80 chains are required from nyack to truckee. and on u.s. 50 from east placerville to myers. ken wayne went to the sierra and it was not long before he ran into trouble. >> reporter: caltrans put up chain controls at about 11:00. but it was from this point heading eastbound toward the summit where the problems really began. we have just passed the chain controls and we've already hit a situation. we're kind of on a curb where the road slightly leaning to the right. this semi truck to our left is spinning out. so is a small suv right in front of it. once we made it past that truck we found a pair of tow trucks helping free an suv that spun out and sustained damage. we saw a big rig getting a push from a caltrans truck. the ice clung to the road. and to our mirrors. it was a tense drive, a bit much for laura slate and her family. >> we may end up going back home because they said they closed the freeway down at colfax. >> reporter: the interstate was shut down for hours as spin outs were cleared. >> a cold snow like this is icy, that's the problem. we
conference in paris. >> is the u.s. willing to directly aid the fighters on the ground and is that enough to change assad's administration? >> he needs to know that he can't shoot his bayway out of this and so we need to convince him of that, and i think the opposition needs more help in order to be able to do that and we are working together to have a united position with respect to that. >> the secretary hinted the u.s. might start to distribute aid in rebel held parts of syria. secretary kerry expected to talk more about the syria question at an international conference tomorrow in rome. charlie and norah? >> clarissa ward thank you. >>> the supreme court today is hearing arguments over the landmark 1965 law, at issue, whether voting rights are secure enough now to allow the rollback of protections from the civil rights era. john crawford is at the supreme court. jan, this has far-reaching consequences. tell us about what's at issue here? >> reporter: the voting rights act is one of the most arguments now just under way in the supreme court in this really significant
is considering whether to urge the u.s. supreme court to overturn a state ban on gay marriage. it has until february 28th to intervene. california voters approved a ballot initiative in 2008. that overturned state supreme court decision allowing a marriage. 29 other states have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. nine states and washington, d.c. recognize same-sex marriage. >> here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. we are looking a sunny skies for today a cold start especially in places in the north bay once again. we will be right back with more. the time now is 4:08. @÷ >> researchers are concerned about a fish that is turning into a new threat to the ecology of lake tahoe. >> biologist with the university of nevada-reno says they're fighting a growing number of giant goldfish in the lake. while officials have been working for years trying to keep the lake's water crystal clear, searchers said the discovery of gold fishes were is because they allot and excrete nutrients. those nutrients stimulates algae growth. some of the goldfish have even grow to 18 in.. it is not cl
this, terrorists have put together a list of ways to avoid becoming the target of a u.s. drone attack. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." . >>> we begin with yet another sensational turn of events in the oscar pistorius murder case. after a week of shocking and sometimes heartbreaking testimony, pistorius is now out of jail. the one-time olympic athlete who is known worldwide as the blade runner still faces charges of murdering his girlfriend on valentine's day. cnn's robyn curnow is joining us. update our viewers, robin. >> reporter: hi there. thanks for having me. can you believe it, it's only eight days ago that oscar pistorius admitted to shooting his girlfriend on valentine's day. it's been such a roller coaster ride for all of us watching this tragedy, slowly learning about all of these new details and one part of the story which is certainly not over did come to some conclusion today as os star pistorius walked out of court and is spending the night at a family home. take a look at this. a media frenzy on a road at rush hour. cameras trying to see what's behind t
. welcome to sidewalk. as we can see here, and i feel like the weather girl, but u.s. equity futures are feeling slightly higher today. we have a couple of quarterly results hitting the tape in the last few minutes. cigna reporting earnings and revenues ahead of estimates. earnings topping estimates by a nickel. we're going to continue to follow both of those stories for you this morning. scotty, back over to you. some mandy, thanks so much. now over to the weather channel. eric fisher joining us to talk about this major winter storm heading our way. good morning. >> this could be one for the record becomes here over the next couple of days. it starts in the midwest. not to ignore what's going on here across michigan, wisconsin. chicago, sleeting rain, sleet this morning, a bust of snow this evening. biggest snow totals, eastern michigan. the bull's eye is right around sagin saginaw. so difficult travel there. the cold air and this slipper moving through the states. then we've got the rain across the south. that's ingredient number two. area of low pressure there that keeps a wet day
, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. today we get a rare public look into the u.s. secret drone program that president obama has used more than president bush that has come under heavy criticism. >> president obama's pick for c.i.a. director, john brennan, could face serious heat from members of the president's own party at the confirmation hearing this afternoon, democrats will likely demand answers about the use of unmanned drones to attack u.s. enemies overseas. brennan is the point person on drones, who signs off on the "kill" list. >> i suggest that these targeted strikes against al qaeda terrorists be ethical and just. >> the use of drones has grown 700 percent under the obama administration. we learned yesterday that america has a secret base in saudi arabia used to launch drones throughout the region. lawmakers will raise questions of a newly covered justice department document saying that american citizens are tied to al qaeda can be killed if "an informed high level official believed the target pose as threat." you government can do so without clear evidence. >>
nyack to truckee. and on u.s. 50 from east placerville to myers. ken wayne went to the sierra and it was not long before he ran into trouble. >> reporter: caltrans put up chain controls at about 11:00. but it was from this point heading eastbound toward the summit where the problems really began. we have just passed the chain controls and we've already hit a situation. we're kind of on a curb where the road slightly leaning to the right. this semi truck to our left is spinning out. so is a small suv right in front of it. once we made it past that truck we found a pair of tow trucks helping free an suv that spun out and sustained damage. we saw a big rig getting a push from a caltrans truck. the ice clung to the road. and to our mirrors. it was a tense drive, a bit much for laura slate and her family. >> we may end up going back home because they said they closed the freeway down at colfax. >> reporter: the interstate was shut down for hours as spin outs were cleared. >> a cold snow like this is icy, that's the problem. we were sitting in this traffic jam heading west, and all
. >>> 6:26. under attack. coming up, how the u.s. government is responding to a growing cyber security threat. >> olympic runner oscar pistorius in court for the bail hearing what police say they found while searching his bedroom. >> most of the water is on but now they have to dig up the road. i'm live at the seen of the san francisco water main break next. [ male announcer ] you think you know me. believe i'm just glitz and glam when i'm so much more. i'm downtown and ocean front. my nights are just as busy as my days. the arts are my passion. food my obsession. and when you finally think you know me. you'll realize, there's still so much more to discover. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at discoverlosangeles.com ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. >>> went in to brush my teeth and wash my face and there was no water. >> a big mess in a big city. san francisco residents wake up with no water. >> they are planning on digging up filbert street behi
its own waivers. leaders of that group met recently with u.s. education secretary arne duncan. >>> other bay area headlines this morning, an attack at uc- santa cruz has led the university to begin a night safety escort program. the school is providing vans to take faculty, students and visitors anywhere on campus between 8 p.m. and 2:45 a.m. last sunday around noon a 21- year-old woman was raped on campus. >>> bart is alerting its passengers to expect delays tonight between oakland and san francisco. that's because maintenance work shut down one of the two tunnels that makes up the transbay tube starting at 10:00 tonight. they should reopen by the time bart opens for business tomorrow morning. >>> time now 5:09. ready for take-off? boeing may have a fix for dreamliner's faulty battery. >> plus, a record-breaking storm. more than 20 states brought to a standstill by a massive winter wallop. >> cool to look at, hard to explain. what is this thing that nasa caught on camera? it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves fr
's shootings in a shooting range near dallas. he won several medals of braifrry, the deadliest sniper in u.s. history. his book, american sniper chronicled his exploits and struggle with post traumatic stress disorder. he worked to help fellow vets. in vallejo, police looking for a gunman who shot a man on a sidewalk this morning. someone passing by discovered the victim and called 911. the victim died at the scene. police have not yet released his identity. >> the president hit the road to try to win support for gun control measures acknowledging it's never easy to change the status quo. he says something needs to be done to are. >> with popularity rating at highest in four years, president obama trying to rally public support for the gun control measure autos is there just one life we can safe, we've got an obligation to try. >> the president traveled to minneapolis because the city push to strictor background check autos you've shown progress is possible. and elected leaders. >> still common sense loss. >> after the newtown, connecticut shooting the president made gun control a top priori
it's wine where no u.s. wine has gone before. >> proposal to ban bars from opening in a popular neighborhood. >> also, michael finney still taking your questions and will answer them here live in just a few minutes. >> taking a look at traffic right now, quite heavy for drivers on the left-hand side of the green. of the green. abssure and get a colde high be get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricidin hbp. >>> a new study claims older americans who use facebook have sharper minds. study involved just 40 people. it found those over age 65 performed better on memory exercises after learning how to use facebook compared to thaes those that didn't. others have shown it can help hone maenl builts. the study presented this month at neuropsychological society. >> facebook concluded being on facebook is good for you?. >> i imagine that. >> and i pro claim watching news is good for you as well, google offering a chance to wi
in the u.s. and tell google what you would do with what the company calls google glass. if you win, by the way, they're still going to cost you $1,500. a competition i would inter. is this a line to give my money away. >> that's a little pricey. >>> when we come back this morning, investigators explain how a young cancer patient became a fire victim. all of it while lying in her hospital bed. >>> also ahead, what the leader of the free world had to say about his round with the world's greatest golfer. stay with us. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast, i need all the help i can get. that's why i like nutella. mom, what's the capital of west virginia? charleston. nutella is a delicious hazelnut spread my whole family loves. mom, have you seen my -- backpack? nutella goes great on whole-wheat toast or whole-grain waffles. and its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple ingredients like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. yeah, bye. have you seen my -- yes. and...thank you. [ male announcer ] nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. hd 8 before cop
town where u-s navy seals killed the al- qaida leader back in 2011. the private venture will have a zoo. water sports. and a mini-golf course. it will take several years to complete. the actual compound where bin laden was hiding out was an incredible discovery in scientists say a skull unearthed in central england is that of "richard the third." the notorious king was killed in battle back in the 1400's. shakespeare wrote of him as a hunchback. he's been missing until now. his remains were found under a parking lot. archeologists know its him because of his d-n-a and his crooked spine. (music) 0ñ@Ñ >> beyonce releases big news after her impressive half- time gig. plus, the grammy awards add some heavy-hitting performers. carl azeus has today's hollywood minute. beyonce gave a amazing performance. it was perfect for the announcement of a world tour. the first tour in more than three years in april in europe it will make its weight to los angeles june 28th. the last tour was number one. the music's biggest night just got bigger the recording saying that rhianna and sting will perform t
on the u.s. embassy in benghazi, libya last september. the vote to move forward with hage;s nomination fell just short of the needed 60 votes to break a filibuster and head to an actual vote. president obama use the social media site google + hangout to express his frustration. >> >> senate majority whip burkdick durbim office says the senate will take up another vote to move forward on hagel confirmation on tuesday, february 26th. senator john mccain says expect him to be confirmed. >> the federal aviation minister is and is looking for sites to test fly drones. the plan to create six drone test sites around the country. the goal is to allow widespread use of unmanned aircraft by 2015, but the faa is well behind on that deadline. not everyone is in favor of increasing the number of drones in the sky. privacy advocates worry that the widespread drone usually to subsurveillance society in which the public is constantly monitored. >> we will soon know more about what happened in a sealed hearing concerning this chandra levy murder case. she was the washington internal gained national attentio
without a deal, we could see less secure u.s. embassies and furloughed air traffic controllers. >>> the national transportation safety board along with the coast guard and the bahamas maritime authority are all investigating the cause of that fire on that cruise ship, the carnival triumph. the fire in the engine room last sunday left the ship powerless. 4,000 people were subjected to five awful days of spoiled food and raw sewage. sewage, flooding cabins. the ship finally docked in alabama late thursday night and the first lawsuit has already been filed. >>> the challenges of adjusting to college life for first-year students. the myth and reality of the freshman 15 coming up next. >>> and why northern california's latest tree sitter is perching herself 50 feet above ground and refusing to come down. >>> these temperatures are cooperating and coming down a little bit over the bay area the next couple of days. we'll see a few degrees a day, that's all we ask. we asked for a little bit of rain, we're going to get it. we'll have the details i
. this announcement comes as u.s. ps plans to stop delivering mail on saturdays starting in august. the agency says it will save them $2 billion a year. >> officials at the mineta san jose international airport are urging city leaders to approve the proposed deal with google. google wants to build an aviation club but at the airport so that the company can land and maintain its corporate jets there. the profit will cost about $82 million it would be a big financial boon for the city of san jose. the airport itself would receive $2.6 billion a year in rent. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. is still about the bay bridge. we have received some improvements. westbound 80 is still slow from central and the approach to the bridge is about 26 minutes. the macarthur mayes is about a 30 minute drive time. the traffic is backed up on 580 all the way through oakland. 880 northbound is also heavy with an accident report it. your alternate routes still look good if you want to use the san mateo bridge. they have an 11 minute drive time. if you use a golden gate bridge it is still pretty good. >> more
not be surprised if it appears in the u.s.. >> it looks like the worst of flu season may be over. reason number showcase of influence like illnesses have gone down for the third consecutive week. your state and are reporting high activity levels. 31 states reported widespread flu cases. that is down from 38 states the week before. despite the lower numbers, flu deaths continue to rise. so far, 64 children have died from the flu season. >> a new study shows that hip replacements are more likely to fail and women than men. researchers found a small number of a hip implants failed overall. but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. >> researchers looked at more than 35,000 surgeries at 46 hospitals and the kaiser permanente health system. experts say more research is needed to determine which models of hip implants performed best and women. women make up the majority of the for a hundred thousand americans who have full or partial replacement each year. >> late night violence breaking out in san francisco north beach from flfights, to out
twitters followers. they will be tweeting until 5:00. >>> a u.s. security firm is pointing a finger at china, saying china's military is responsible for massive cyber attacks. virginia issued a report saying it traced the attack to nondescript buildings outside of shanghai and over the years, the operation has stolen ter you are bites of information from -- terra bites of information. china is denying the allegations saying chinese law forbids activities that harm internet security. >>> a bail hearing is expected to resume tomorrow for south african track star, oscar pistorius. he appeared in court. prosecutors upgraded the charge against him to premeditated murder. they say that oscar pistorius shot his girlfriend, reeva steevkamp, after she shocked herself in a bathroom following a heated argument. but in a statement, he says he shot steevkamp by mistake, believing he was an intruder. he said he broke down the door and tried to revive her but she died in his arms. prosecutors say the story does not add up. the story came on the day that family and friends said goodbye to reeva ste
. run 1 >> pam: developing at 5. u-s. right now, the midwest while here on the west -- arizona. we'll have the dramatic new pictures ahead. but first, jaqueline bennet tracking these weather patterns right now. >> jacqueline: right now, we see these systems through arizona, the rockies. and oklahoma and a a. showing you to the northeast. all of this blue is indicating snowfall just to show you how cold this this. friday, let us take a look at what is going on over arizona and colorado towards kansas and oklahoma. this is a system that we were dealing with yesterday. a very cold system and it is going all the way to the south. the rule arizona, and it is merging with another disturbance, powerful. texas, oklahoma we will see severe weather with the clash of the cold air, and the warm air from the gulf of alaska. producing snowfall, freezing rain in portions of oklahoma and the threat of tornadoes. with a very nasty picture. conditions will improve as we move to the east. >> catherine: after parts of the country got walloped recently by a huge winter storm. there's another powerful s
consider taking that burger off the dollar menu. >> the u.s. now makes the largest wine market in the year, 13 percent of all wine worldwide is consumed right here in the united states according to new data released this week by the unified wine and grape symposium, production increased 2 percent alone last year to meet the demand. wine consumption is also decreasing in france and italy, now foreign producers are aiming for the american market. >> also new, toyota is again at the top when it comes to who is thought to be the best at everything from quality to safety. consumer reports released results of the brand perception survey and toyota ranked number after climbing back from p.r. issues on the tsunami and technical issues. ford, honda, shift, per ships -- mercedes round out the top considering quality, safety, value, design and technology. >> would pays the higher cell phone bills? iphone users or droid users? apple customers. 60 percent of iphone users pay more than $100 a month for their service, only 50 percent of droid users say they pay that much. blackberry and windows phone use
up events. first one scheduled for >> a new whooping cough strain causes new concerns in the u.s.. >> john, what are you eat something. >> nothing. >> you didn't eat anything? t >> nothing? this video of a 3-year-old boy going viral. watch, he's sticking to his story when mom catches him in a lie. >> i'm michael finney. i'm still taking your questions on twitter and facebook so... you can contact me at facebook.com/michael finney and over on twitter at m finney. i'll answer questions here live a little later. >> from mount tam, temperatures will be soon rising. i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> taking a look at traffic now, a little bit slower for drivers heading north. all in all, not too bafd a ride on this friday. >>> parents as you know catch little ones in white lies all the time. >> check out this video. it shows a 3-year-old getting caught in a whopper. >> john, what are you eat something. >> nothing. >> you didn't eat anything? >> yeah. nothing. >> john, look at mommy. >> anything. >> john? can you explain why the sprinkles are empty? >> well, they're not
. >>> -- the u.s. postal services may be in the brink of collapse but we learned that they are spending thousands of the dollars to send administrators to a conference in march. >> reporter: the administrators conference will tee off with golf. documents obtained by our washington, d.c. bureau show the travel $220.000 in exhibit space will cost the u.s. postal service $200,000. internal postal service documents show beyond the meetings and a golf tournament there will be a music entertainment and the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. at a time when the postal service is under fire for losing money and scrapping some saturday mail service. one watchdog group says the government shouldn't pay to fly its executives into town. >> they need to be concerned about the objects of this and be concerned about you know ratcheting back on what is considered some of their more luxurious activities. >> reporter: organizers of the national postal forum say the event is designed to inform businesses offered by the postal service. it's targeted thousands of small businesses here in the bay area and it e
of damage in the area. >>> the leader of the u.s. armed forces is officially calling it quits. marine general john allen met with president obama to hand over his resignation today. >>> today a federal appeals court said that prisoner that are part of the pagan religion can use a chaplain. catholics, muslims, jewish, profession -- protestants -- have chaplains. >>> u.s. security firm claims that it traced massive number of hacking attacks. hackers in that building have stolen hundreds of information from american corporations, organizations and government agencies. chinese leaders are denying the allegations. they say that china is also a victim of cyber attacks that have originated in the united states. >>> we all know the dangers of lasers pointed at pilots but did you also know that pointing a laser on people on the ground can be very dangerous and cause serious damage. that's happening more than you might think. david stevenson reports. >> reporter: thompson spends long hours in front of a monitor designing computer graphics. thompson and other passengers boarded a smaller sailbo
over russia last week. there are millions of dash cameras in that country. here in the u.s. and more particularly in the bay area the technology trend seems to be catching on. >> the biggest reason right now is to record traffic accidents, to record what they see on the road, just wanting to share with other people. >> reporter: and sometimes security experts say it's people just wanting a second set of eyes. >> so i've gotten calls wanting to know where their partner is, parents wanting to know where their teenager is, employers wanting to know where their employees are. >> reporter: thousands of tips from dash cam. >> as the price tag comes down, the availability gets greater. >> reporter: but the interest in personal surveillance extends beyond the driver's seat. >> unfortunately, criminals are becoming pretty brave. >> reporter: more popular than car cameras are home is yo surveillance systems. sales fell off 75% over last year. >> people want to protect their belongings. they want to make sure that if something does happen to either the property or to their loved ones that it's
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